French word for echolalia, the immediate, stereotyped and involuntary repetition of words or phrases just spoken by others. Commonly known as "parroting", functional echolalia is using a quoted phrase in a way that has shared meaning, for example, a child who sings the Barney jingle to ask for a Barney videotape, or says "Get your shoes and socks" to ask to go outside (in very young children, imitating or echoing another's speech is normal, and helps in the development of... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Alternative, Avantgarde, Jazz+Funk, Sample Madness, Plunderphonics, Sound Art
This is a recording from the Weirdomusic Archives. "Music for looking at" was originally released on audio cassette in 1991. All keyboards by Marco Kalnenek. All guitars by Marco Dörenberg. ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Weirdomusic Source: Original demo tape from 1991
these are piano rolls from my grandmother's house. i always loved them as a child. When i found an enormous box full of paper rolls earlier this year, some were partially eaten by rats and i repaired them. Recording them purely for the preservation of this beautiful music. i put another version where i sang along with the ones that had words, and please forgive me if the piano is out of tune. i will get it tuned soon. And sometimes it all breaks into chaos, but that is part of the charm for me.... ( 5 reviews ) Topic: Old time Source: paper piano rolls played on a player piano that is slightly out of tune, and sung by someone who is slightly drunk.
Happy Elf is the name of multi instrumentalist Jeroen Elfferich's soloproject. He has released 8 albums since 1999. The music of Happy Elf can be labeled as electro, but actually it is much more than that: itÂs pop music made with analogue synthesizers. First Contact is a 4 track cd which gives you an idea of Happy ElfÂs music. The tracks are from the earlier albums Bright Normal Deep and Bingo in the Country. For more information check out his site: www.happyelf.nl ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Electronic, Eurodance, Electro, Electropop, Weirdomusic Source: WM Recordings/Happy Elf
The Sewing Circle is the self-titled first release from Chase & Preston, two cousins living in Florida. This album is perhaps one of the finest examples in the burgeoning new genre of lo-fi family bedroom pop. Guest vocals on Three Little Fishies are by the artists late grandmother, Marylin. ( 7 reviews ) Source: http://www.bedroombrain.com/bbr.asp